Austria said on Wednesday it would double the amount of money paid to migrants who voluntarily return home, as part of a campaign to speed up the repatriation of around 50,000 asylum seekers.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is to join Chicago Fire as a deal has been agreed with Manchester United and the player.
Berlin has rejected more than 10 applications for arms exports to Turkey in recent months, the German daily “Süddeutsche Zeitung” (SZ) reports, citing a letter from the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The ministry was answering questions by the left-wing MP Jan van Aken. As a NATO partner, Turkey is rarely subject to restrictions on arms exports. […]
Germany’s cabinet has backed a bill to clear men handed sentences for homosexuality after World War Two under a Nazi-era law.
A funeral has been held for Horst Ehmke, an advocate of the late German chancellor Willy Brandt’s “Ostpolitik” peace overtures to the ex-Soviet bloc during the Cold War. Ehmke had been Brandt’s “specialist for everything” as head of his chancellery between 1969 and 1972. Ehmke, like Brandt, stepped aside in 1974 over the Guillaume spying affair […]
The US State Department said on Tuesday that top diplomat Rex Tillerson would skip a NATO meeting in April, though he still had plans to travel to Russia later that same month.
Turkish leaders will hold no further campaign rallies in Germany before Turkey’s April 16 referendum, organizers said on Tuesday, after an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they were not welcome.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel read a Playboy interview with Donald Trump in preparation for her first official meeting with the President, German officials said.
German carmaker BMW has announced more record figures while presenting its earnings report for 2016. But while sales also reached a new high, the Munich-based firm was overtaken by domestic rival Mercedes.
The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale.